This course covers all of the key LIHTC program regulations, placed in service, credit period, compliance period, unit eligibility and transfers, next available unit rule, rent skewing, maximum rent, utility rents, applicant eligibility, student households, income limits, income and assets, verification, initial-annual-interim certifications, file maintenance, set asides, minimum set asides, habitability and physical inspections, monitoring and reporting compliance, and recapture rules (among other topics).
A Comprehensive Course for Managers of Multi-Family Housing
The Fair Housing Compliance (FHC) course is a comprehensive program offered by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) for property management staff. NAHMA’s Fair Housing Compliance course trains managers to understand complex fair housing regulations.
Each participant will receive a copy of the NAHMA Fair Housing manual, which was updated in 2016. The one-day program is composed of seven hours of classroom instruction an online “take home” exam. Individuals must pass this exam to obtain the FHC designation. The FHC is a requirement for NAHMA’s National Affordable Housing Professional (NAHP) certification program.
All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a FHC certificate and pin, and be listed in NAHMA’s Online Credential Directory.
It is encouraged that students bring a highlighter and other writing implements to the course.
Heather Staggs, AHM, CPO, FHC, SHCM, HCCP
S.T.A.R. Momentum Compliance Consulting, Inc.
Ms. Staggs brings knowledge from both sides of the industry. She is a 25-year veteran in the property management industry. She also managed both the PBCA Contract Administration and LIHTC Program Compliance departments for the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) and prior to that, she was a Project Manager with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Heather is an expert in Fair Housing regulations as well as all other affordable housing laws and regulations. Ms. Staggs is currently sits as the Chair person for the National Affordable Housing Management Association’s Fair Housing Committee. Her hands-on knowledge of applying the rules of the affordable housing industry assists management agents and owners across the country stay compliant with not only government agencies, but also with Fair Housing laws.
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Instruction
10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.-Noon Instruction
Noon-12:45 p.m. Lunch (Provided)
12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Instruction
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Instruction
4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Online Exam Instructions
We are at max capacity. Registration is closed.
Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded less a $50 processing charge if received in writing ten (10) business days prior to the seminar. Substitutions, but no refunds, can be made after that date.
Fees and reasonable expenses for the course are an approved project expense.
Presented by PennDel AHMA and JAHMA
Do you remember receiving information in 2016 about the VAWA Final Rule? Do you know about the two pieces of legislation that would change many aspects of the LIHTC program including its name?
O/As of ALL property types including Tax Credits must follow the new rules:
- Distribution of forms HUD-5380 and HUD-5382 to each adult family member at specific times
- Development and implementation of a VAWA Emergency Transfer Plan no later than 6-14-17.
New Name change to the Affordable Housing Tax Credit program- plus other significant changes are now pending in both the Senate and the House of Representative which include:
- New Student Status Exceptions for certain federal programs
- New Definition of Recapture because of Causality Loss
- New Income Averaging would alter these two limits of 50% and 60% to allow some units at 80 percent, offset by those at lower levels, such that the overall property-wide average equals 60 percent. This is known as income averaging.
Speaker: Deborah Gershen Gennello, CPM, NAHP-e, VP of Property Management, Moderate Income Management Co., Inc, AMO Ms. Gershen is a licensed real estate broker in the States of New Jersey & Delaware and holds numerous certifications in the area of real estate, including the CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER designation from IREM, Certified Occupancy Specialist, Certified Housing Manager, Certified Financial Manager and Certified Manager of Maintenance. She has received the title of National Assisted Housing Professional, Executive Level from the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA).
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Morning Session
Noon-1:00 p.m. Lunch (Provided)
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Afternoon Session
This seminar qualifies for 6 hours of Continuing Education Credits, for those people with the Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM), designation who are in need of Continuing Education Credits.
Fees and reasonable expenses for the course are an approved project expense.
Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded less a $50 processing charge if received in writing 10 business days to the seminar. Substitutions, but no refunds, can be made after that date.
This seminar will cover the following:
We will review the existing Memorandum authored by Ben Metcalf outlining Occupancy Protections for HUD-Assisted Households in Properties with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits. The memo provides guidance on tenancy protections for households when owners participate in both a HUD-assisted program (eg. Project-Based Section 8, Section 236, Section 202) and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). Provides guidance on tenancy protections for households when owners participate in both a HUD-assisted program (eg. Project-Based Section 8, Section 236, Section 202) and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).
Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM™) certification has been developed by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) especially for management professionals involved with properties developed and operated under the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Sec. 42) program. For more information on the SHCM Designation, visit www.NAHMA.org.
Having a top‐performing team means making sure that the members of the team area all in. This doesn’t mean that everyone is in agreement at all times, but it does mean everyone is committed to doing his/her part in order to achieve a common goal, even at times when their individual opinion may not match the direction of the organization or group.
The Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) course is a comprehensive program offered by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) for property management staff in affordable developments, including LIHTC. It is the only occupancy course that covers the HUD 4350.3 Handbook in its entirety, with specific handbook references cited in the margins of the course text.
Gwen Volk with INFOCUS will give an overview of the areas of difference when LIHTC, HOME, Section 8, Bond, and RD programs are blended plus a closer look at managing the differences in student eligibility rules, treatment of over-income households, and rent calculation.
Join JAHMA for this Breakfast Meeting on April 19 where we will discuss documentation fraud with Jamie Borodin. With instances of fraud related to proof of identity and proof of income on the rise, it’s ever important to be able to effectively spot legitimate and fraudulent documentation.
The IRS 8823 Guide lists the 17 types of non-compliance that state agencies must report to the IRS. In this webinar Gwen Volk with INFOCUS will cover the common mistakes that lead to non-compliance, how to avoid them, how to repair them if they occur and the penalties that are incurred for each.
The current version of TRACS, 202D, is being upgraded to 203A in order for HUD to accept data from Multifamily Housing (MFH) business partners that complies with updated policies and procedures. This webinar is being offered in order to prepare users for the updates that will be made to the TRACS system with TRACS Release 203A.
To accurately resolve discrepancies, you must be able to interpret the EIV Income Detail Report and the EIV Income Discrepancy Report.
In this webinar, participants will learn the proper methods of documenting resident files for any type of tenant violations. Heather Staggs with STAR Momentum will discuss a series of different infractions, the types of documentation needed and the proper language to use when documenting your resident files.
NAHMA Presents Key People Skills for Property Management Staffers: Communicating with Confidence. Whether it is a conversation with a coworker, resident or contractor, an email going out to a group of people or report being written to share information on an important topic, communicating effectively can be a challenge.
The Future of Fair Housing Regulation Enforcement Under the New Administration
Sponsored by JAHMA and IREM NJ Chapter No. 1
April 11, 2017 | 9 a.m.-Noon
Maplewood Country Club | 28 Baker Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040
Registration & Networking Breakfast begins at 9 a.m.
Program follows at 10 a.m.
Presented by Kathleen A. Walrod, Esq., Law Office of Kathleen A. Walrod
The presentation will center on changes in Fair Housing regulations and enforcement for Section 8 and market rate housing under the new administration and Secretary Carson. One issue will be the future of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule. Strategies for housing providers to use to insure that they are protected from Fair Housing Complaints as rules change will also be discussed.
Ms. Walrod has had experience in the area of public housing, representing over 15 major low, moderate and senior Housing Projects throughout Hudson and Essex Counties; serving as General Counsel for the Bayonne Housing Authority. In the past, the firm has served as General Counsel for the Union City Housing Authority and as tenancy counsel to the Jersey City Housing Authority. Her firm has worked with HUD assisted buildings throughout the State of New Jersey in both the public, non-profit and private sector.
Join us for this informative 2-hour webinar where we will examine HUD's Final Rule, Streamlining Administrative Regulations for Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Multifamily Housing, and Community Planning and Development Programs, which was effective April 7, 2016.